Round 1 - Residential vs Commercial
The Construction Contracts Amendment Act came into force on 1 December 2015. The first round of amendments are already in force and largely do away with the distinction between residential and commercial construction. The changes include:
Round 2 – Consultants get benefits and burdens
The next round of changes are due to come into force on 1 September 2016. The Act now covers “design or engineering work” and “quantity surveying work” as well as the construction itself.
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